Hilarious 1950's comedy of an under-performing public school directed by John Paddy Carstairs and starring Ronald Shiner, Anthony Newley and Ronnie Corbett.
 
Professor Fortescue (Ronald Shiner) is a fake Professor trying unsuccessfully to sell his system for picking racehorse winners. When by chance, he succeeds he is chased by the local bookmakers. Attempting to escape, Fortescue stumbles into Bagshot Boys College and despite his lack of formal education, accepts the role of Professor of an unruly bunch of boys. When the boys cheat in an exam and win a trip to Paris Fortescue has to maintain control as they all head to France. His task becomes more difficult when the brother of one of the boys joins the trip to steal the famous Marie Antoinette necklace, and the trip quickly descends into hilarious chaos.
 
A superb ensemble cast includes, Richard Wattis, Alfie Bass and Harry Fowler.

Certificate:
PG
Actor:
Richard Wattis

Alfie Bass

Harry Fowler
Region:
2
Number of Discs:
1
Main Language:
English
Run Time:
72 minutes
studio:
Strawberry Media
Theatrical Release Year:
2018

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Hilarious 1950's comedy of an under-performing public school directed by John Paddy Carstairs and starring Ronald Shiner, Anthony Newley and Ronnie Corbett.
 
Professor Fortescue (Ronald Shiner) is a fake Professor trying unsuccessfully to sell his system for picking racehorse winners. When by chance, he succeeds he is chased by the local bookmakers. Attempting to escape, Fortescue stumbles into Bagshot Boys College and despite his lack of formal education, accepts the role of Professor of an unruly bunch of boys. When the boys cheat in an exam and win a trip to Paris Fortescue has to maintain control as they all head to France. His task becomes more difficult when the brother of one of the boys joins the trip to steal the famous Marie Antoinette necklace, and the trip quickly descends into hilarious chaos.
 
A superb ensemble cast includes, Richard Wattis, Alfie Bass and Harry Fowler.

Certificate:
PG
Actor:
Richard Wattis

Alfie Bass

Harry Fowler
Region:
2
Number of Discs:
1
Main Language:
English
Run Time:
72 minutes
studio:
Strawberry Media
Theatrical Release Year:
2018
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